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" O my love ! my wife ! Death, that hath suck'd the honey of thy breath, Hath had no power yet upon thy beauty : Thou art not conquer'd ; beauty's ensign yet Is crimson in thy lips and in thy cheeks, And death's pale flag is not advanced there. "
Characters of Shakespear's Plays - Page 151
by William Hazlitt - 1817 - 352 pages
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Symposia: Plato, the Erotic, and Moral Value

Louis A. Ruprecht - 1999 - 183 pages
...This Romeo has learned, in perhaps his best, and final, poem. It is love which has taught it to him. O my love, my wife! Death that hath suck'd the honey...Hath had no power yet upon thy beauty. Thou art not conquered Beauty's ensign yet Is crimson in thy lips and in thy cheeks And Death's pale flag is...
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Comparative Literary Dimensions: Essays in Honor of Melvin J. Friedman

Melvin J. Friedman, Jay L. Halio, Ben Siegel - 2000 - 224 pages
...crimson . . . Pale flag" (HD 14) as she applies her makeup echoes Romeo's speech in Juliet's tomb: "[B]eauty's ensign yet / Is crimson in thy lips and...cheeks, / And death's pale flag is not advanced there." 24 Aldiough Winnie is pleased that she still retains a certain youthful beauty (the stage directions...
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The Plays of Shakespeare: A Thematic Guide

Victor L. Cahn - 2001 - 361 pages
...the Capulet family tomb and assumes that she is dead, he comments how lifelike she looks: Thou are not conquer'd, beauty's ensign yet Is crimson in thy...cheeks, And death's pale flag is not advanced there. (V, iii, 94-96) He adds: "Ah, dear Juliet, Why art thou yet so fair?" (V, iii, 101-102). Although the...
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William Shakespeare: The Complete Works

William Shakespeare - 1989 - 1280 pages
...lightning before death: O. how may I Call this a lightning? my love! my wife! Death, that hath suckt ERLAND. Alas, sweet wife, my honour is at pawn; And,...notliing can redeem it. LADY PERCY. O, yet, for God's liest thou there in thy bloody sheet? O, what more favour can I do to thee, Than with that hand that...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 24

Kenneth Muir - 2002 - 204 pages
...He has come as Death to a different kind of banquet and he brings a different kind of death whereby Thou art not conquer'd; beauty's ensign yet Is crimson...cheeks, And death's pale flag is not advanced there. (v, iii, 94-5) But the triumph of the lovers in their death cannot hinge on the feeling of this scene...
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The Mutual Flame: On Shakespeare's Sonnets and The Phoenix and the Turtle

G. Wilson Knight - 2002 - 233 pages
...The thought is an extension of Romeo's on his lady's conquest by 'the lean, abhorred monster', Death: Thou art not conquer'd; beauty's ensign yet Is crimson...cheeks, And Death's pale flag is not advanced there. (Romeo and Juliet^ v, iii, 94) So in the Sonnets, the poet's love is called 'much too fair" to be 'Death's...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 20

Kenneth Muir - 2002 - 212 pages
...arrival of 'loving, black-brow'd night' (1n, ii, 20); and in the last scene of all Romeo declares : Death, that hath suck'd the honey of thy breath, Hath had no power yet upon thy beauty:. . . . . . Shall I believe That unsubstantial death is amorous; And that the lean abhorred monster keeps...
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The Cambridge Shakespeare Library: Shakespeare criticism

Catherine M. S. Alexander - 2003 - 3 pages
...He has come as Death to a different kind of banquet and he brings a different kind of death whereby Thou art not conquer'd; beauty's ensign yet Is crimson...cheeks, And death's pale flag is not advanced there. (v, iii, 94-5) But the triumph of the lovers in their death cannot hinge on the feeling of this scene...
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Romeo and Juliet

William Shakespeare - 2000 - 128 pages
...hath sucked the honey of thy breath, Hath had no power yet upon thy beauty. 94 Thou are not conquered. Beauty's ensign yet Is crimson in thy lips and in...And death's pale flag is not advanced there. Tybalt, liest thou there in thy bloody sheet? O, what more favor can I do to thee Than with that hand that...
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Nelson Thornes Shakespeare - Romeo and Juliet

Duncan Beal - 2003 - 184 pages
...light'ning before death. O how may I 90 Call this a light'ning? O my love, my wife! Death that hath sucked the honey of thy breath, Hath had no power yet upon thy beauty. Thou art not conquered; beauty's ensign yet Is crimson in thy lips and in thy cheeks, 95 And death's pale flag is...
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